Shawn Scott

Red stalls Black comeback in wrestling’s intrasquad dual

Ryan Ludwig
The NIU wrestling team kicked off its 2014-15 campaign Friday night with its annual Red/Black Dual at Victor E. Court. The Red squad, who started out with a 15-3 lead, emerged victorious after the Black squad rallied back within four points to clinch the dual, 21-15. Freshman Quinton Rosser (Cincinnati, Ohio/Archbishop Moeller) sealed the dual at…

Wrestlers Smith, Jillard clinch NCAA auto bids

Rob Jillard
Seniors Nick Smith and Rob Jillard helped the Northern Illinois University wrestling team extend its postseason run Sunday in Kent, Ohio, as both clinched automatic berths to the NCAA tournament on the final day of the MAC Championships. Smith and Jillard each took fourth place finishes at 133 and 149, respectively, while Shawn Scott (third-197), Shaun’Qae…

Wrestlers learn MAC tournament seeds

Jared Torrence
The Mid-American Conference has announced the seeds for this weekend’s 2014 MAC Wrestling Championships, which will take place Saturday and Sunday inside Kent State’s M.A.C. Center. Jared Torrence and Shawn Scott were the highest-seeded Huskies in the field, as they were ranked third at 197 and 285, respectively. Scott’s first-round opponent will be Old Dominion’s Kevin…

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